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LeBron taking All-Star picks seriously

LeBron James kept his cards close to his chest on who he would pick for his team after being named one of the two captains for the NBA All Star game. Source link

NBA: James Harden returns and helps Rockets get past Timberwolves

Eric Gordon scored 30 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 116-98...

Harden rusty in return, Rockets easily defeat Timberwolves

HOUSTON -- James Harden is back. His game will be soon, the Houston Rockets are quite sure.Harden's return from the most significant injury of his nine-year career was a success for two reasons. The Rockets pulled off a convincing...

Kevin Love needs more touches when Cleveland Cavaliers’ offense sputters, Tyronn Lue says

CLEVELAND -- After seeing his team fall apart in the second half for the third straight game, Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said his team must go through its All-Star big man Kevin Love when its offense starts to...

Lillard leads Trail Blazers past Pacers 100-86

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Portland's home court was once one of the NBA's toughest for visitors - but was a source of frustration for the Trail Blazers earlier this season.But they appear to have their home mojo back, as...

How Warriors’ 2-way play Chris Boucher has learned to overcome adversity

Want Warriors news in your inbox? Sign up for the free DubsDaily newsletter. CHICAGO — The obstacles kept standing in Chris Boucher’s way. Because he has stayed positive, stubborn and motivated, Boucher has found ways to navigate those obstacles. Boucher made...

Joel Embiid celebrates All-Star nod with a monster effort for the Philadelphia 76ers against...

BOSTON -- When word emerged that Joel Embiid had been voted an Eastern Conference All-Star starter before Thursday's game in Boston, Philadelphia 76ers coaches and teammates flocked to his locker stall to celebrate the moment.That parade of well-wishers included...

Zach Lowe 10 things I like and don’t like, including the other Clippers

Let's get into things:1. Montrezl Harrell and the other, other ClippersWhat remarkable work from the ragtag Clip Joint, who lost DeAndre Jordan -- previously indestructible, so naturally he got hurt -- just as they got Blake Griffin and Milos...

Captains, starters revealed for 2018 NBA All-Star Game

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry led All-Star voting in their respective conferences and will serve as the captains for the All-Star Game next month.Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo, Philadelphia's Joel Embiid, Boston's Kyrie Irving...

Fantasy basketball – Players who will make a mark in multiple scarce fantasy categories

If one plays enough fake basketball over the course of many very real NBA campaigns, one eventually will stop regarding NBA players as singular individuals.For Fantasyland purposes, a player is a portfolio.For our purposes, a player is an amalgam...

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In Tennis, the Backward Cap Makes No Sense. Nevertheless, It Persists.

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